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Garlic Kale

Garlic Kale

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Demara

A delicious, garlicky way to cook the underused, antioxidant rich kale!

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  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Tear the kale leaves into bite-size pieces from the thick stems; discard the stems.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir the garlic in the hot oil until softened, about 2 minutes. Add the kale and continue cooking and stirring until the kale is bright green and wilted, about 5 minutes more.
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pinkypink
458
6/24/2011

I love Kale and I use this method often. I eat a lot of Kale, and unless its fresh from the garden (usually after the first frost), I tend to cook it for around 15 minutes to prevent it tasting rubbery. First if I have a large bunch of kale I'll thinly slice a whole bulb of garlic, because I love garlic. If I add the garlic first, it burns, so I cook the kale for a good 10 minutes before adding the garlic. To cut down on oil, I'll cut up the kale and then rinse it off in the strainer. I use the water left on the kale leaves combined with a dash of oil to saute it. And finally I add some salt and pepper.

Doleabakes
216
8/4/2011

This was the first time I cooked kale. I was given two bunches of it. I wasn't sure what to expect because I had never eaten any either. I followed the recipe to the tee. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. I also loved the simplicity of the recipe. I made it as a side to go with Italian meatballs and penne marinara. I sauteed mushrooms also. My family LOVED it. The combination of the mushrooms and garlic kale together was awesome. Everyone enjoyed it leftover the next day.

Jakentatesmom
200
9/26/2011

I use this all the time but slight variations- if you steam the kale first it takesm more of the bitterness out. Also, I like to sauté until crispier, and add red pepper flakes for a little heat!